About Christine Candelaria

Christine Candelaria is a local mom of four who enjoys sharing her Santa Cruz adventures. You can follow her #santacruzlife on Instagram at @theaumsmama.

Halloween Events in Santa Cruz 2019

Santa Cruz Halloween


Have no fear, your Santa Cruz Halloween Guide is here!

We’ve got midnight movies, costume parades, haunted houses, and early trick or treats—all leading up to the big day, which happens to fall on a Thursday this year.

Here’s a day-by-day listing of all the Halloween-themed events this month. Check back weekly for updates:

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: August 16th – 18th, 2019

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This weekend you can celebrate Pride and the Aloha spirit, attend a two-day art, wine & beer festival (kid and dog-friendly!), and savor summer with two lovely garden events—a makers market pop up and an evening of paella.

See our picks for the top events each day this weekend:

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: July 26th – 28th, 2019

This weekend brings crowd favorites like Friday Night Bands on the Beach, Music at Skypark, and even the Wharf to Wharf.

But, did you know Capitola is hosting its first food truck event, Lenz Arts is celebrating 51 years, and you can watch the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra rehearse for free?

Check out the lineup and add a new favorite for yourself, your kids, and even your dog.

See our picks for the top events each day this weekend:

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